Turkey declares a state of emergency and arrests thousands after a failed coup. Donald Trump suggests he'd put conditions on protecting NATO allies. And Russia loses an appeal in a sports doping case. A panel of journalists joins guest host Frank Sesno for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
Big time greed comes to a small East Coast town in Jane Smiley’s twelfth novel, set in the heady world of real estate development in the 1980s. Diane talks with the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist about a decent real estate agent seduced by a get-rich-quick scheme that turns out to be too good to be true
- Jane Smiley author of four works of nonfiction and more than ten novels, including "A Thousand Acres," which won the Pulitzer Prize
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